Dining chairs that will make a statement

Make a design statement with our choice of dining chairs, both classic and modern.

Give your dining area a mini makeover by simply changing your dining chairs.

You can create a relaxed look by choosing chairs that don’t match yourtable, or buying different designs for a mix-and-match eclectic look. Alternatively,choose the same chairs in different shades of the same colour for an on-trendombre feel.

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We’ve selected a wide range of designs, some upholstered, paintedor coloured acrylic, so there’s sure to be one to suit you, whatever style you’reafter.

Shoreditch chair, from £340, Neptune

Neptune Shoreditch carver chair

Shoreditch’s simple shape means it works well if you have a statement table. The Shoreditch dining chair is ideal for upholstering in a patterned fabric, because it won’t feel in any way fussy. And thanks to its armchair-like looks, it’s a very inviting piece whether at the dining table or in front of a desk.

Oxalis chair, £2,850 plus 2.5m fabric, Amy Somerville

Amy Somerville Oxalis chair

The Oxalis Chair emanates natural charm with a hand-carved solid wood frame, and hand-sprung upholstery with either piped of decorative nailing. The Oxalis Chair has been built by hand in England.

Washakie chair in stonewashed eau de nil, £295, Oka

Oka Washakie chair

Traditional British meets Native American in this dining chair, hand-made from oak wood. The fluted legs and dream-catcher inspired back are particularly eye-catching. The Washakie Chair would sit happily in any kitchen or dining room but it is also comfortable enough to be a desk chair.

Kelly chair, £620, Bontempi Casa at Chaplins

Chaplins Bontempi Casa Kelly chair

The Kelly Dining Chair is a perfect example of fine Italian styling. Available in a variety of gorgeous upholstery options, Kelly is an excellent match for those in need of a timeless modern dining chair.

Le Manoir chair in raspberry, £375, India Jane

India Jane Le Manoir chair in raspberry

The Manoir dining chair shares the same laid-back grace of classic, French furniture. Designed and crafted in a neutral colour palette, this dining chair will lend cohesion to any interior space.

Peggy chair in ash, £500, The New Craftsmen

The New Craftsmen Peggy chair in ash

Designed by Sue Skeen for The New Craftsmen, the Peggy dining chair is a contemporary version of a traditional Irish chair, which showcases simple, honest construction.

Fifties chair in Venice velvet in ocean blue, from £269, Calligaris

Calligaris Fifties chair

Inspired by the chairs of the 1950s, the Fifties chair reinterprets the decade's love for mid-century design. Consistent with the trends of those years, this dining chair is characterised by a nimble silhouette that combines a metal frame with classic, elegant velvet, leather or leatherette.

Marlborough chair in rock grey, £425, One World

One World Marlborough chair

This striking chairs features a bergère back, an upholstered seat and an additional cushion so that you can spend long evenings round the dining table with friends and family in comfort.

Carrington chair in Smart Velvet in neptune, £490, sofa.com

Sofa.com Carrington chair

The Carrington dining chair features a high-back and sophisticated low sleigh arms that allow the chair to fit neatly under any dining table.

Dema wooden chair, £160, Nkuku

Nkuku Dema wooden chair

The natural mango wood and iron frame complement each other perfectly. This chair features a simple design, and despite its rugged looks, is surprisingly comfortable.